Like in the famous board game Cluedo (clue), which is even mentioned at a given moment in the film, or in one of Agatha Christie’s novels, in this whodunit all the characters are at the same time suspects and potential victims. In his second feature film as director, Martín Cuervo here deals with a black comedy in which he attains a tight balance between the comical and the intriguing moments in a story where none of the protagonists are what they appear to be. The story brings to our minds “The Shining” by Kubrick (The hotel in a remote location amid the snow), and even “The Exterminating Angel, by Buñuel (some characters trapped in a scenery from where they cannot escape). A superb ensemble cast headed by one of the most fashionable comedians in Spain today, Julián López. Curiously, the title refers to the typical sentence that almost everybody uses by what of excuse in Spanish when they are told that they are doing something wrong, and they know it. In this case: defrauding the tax authorities.
Three couples and a widow are invited in mid-Winter and surrounded by snow, to spend a weekend in the rural hotel where they celebrated their wedding in days gone by. The hotel is closed; locked up tight. There, they discover that the owner wants to blackmail them, and the following morning they find him dead. Who is the culprit? Will there be more deaths?.